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Arrests ranged from 18-year-old women charged with prostitution to a 51-year-old metro Atlanta man who's charged with attempted child molestation and enticement, says FBI. (David McNew/Getty Images)

71 Arrested, 11 Rescued From Prostitution In Georgia

FBI-led operation was part of a national undercover child sex trafficking sting.

06/23/2014

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Atlanta’s Underground Sex Economy Rakes In $290 Million A Year

A new study has found that Atlanta’s underground sex economy brings in $290 million a year.

03/13/2014

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Accused Pimp Gets Life In Sex Trafficking Case

A federal judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for his role in coordinating what prosecutors say was a sex trafficking ring that forced women into prostitution and traded them like slaves between Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.

02/19/2014

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Atlanta Pimp Sentenced To Life In Prison

ATLANTA (AP) — Fulton County District Attorney’s officials say a man has been sentenced to life in prison for pimping and imprisoning a teenage girl. District Attorney’s spokeswoman Yvette Jones says 34-year-old Dwayne Shaw was […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2013

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More Than 20 Arrested On Ga. Prostitution Charges

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people have been arrested on charges related to child exploitation and prostitution in an operation designed to coincide with Atlanta hosting the NCAA Final Four. FBI spokesman […]

04/10/2013

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Charges Added In Southeast Sex Trafficking Case

More suspects have been charged in connection with what federal prosecutors say was a sex trafficking ring that forced women into prostitution and traded them like slaves between cities in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.

02/09/2013

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12 Indicted In Southeast Sex Trafficking Network

Federal authorities say they have uncovered an illegal sex trafficking network that forced women into prostitution and traded them between cities in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.

01/17/2013

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“Operation Summer Heat” Huge Success

ATLANTA (AP) – Atlanta police say they made nearly 80 arrests in “Operation Summer Heat” targeting prostitution and narcotics on city streets. Police say more than 60 of the arrests were connected to prostitution during […]

WAOK-AM–05/17/2011

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Man Sentenced For Sex Trafficking Teens In Atlanta

Amador Cortes-Meza will be spending time behind bars.   Cortes-Meza was sentenced to 40 years in prison, after he was caught trafficking young women into Atlanta as sex slaves. The girls, some as young as fourteen, were […]

WAOK-AM–03/25/2011

Peace For Mother Of Woman Killed By Pimp

A mother is at peace after her daughter’s murderers are put behind bars …………………..

12/15/2010

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